So Sweet Hosta
So Sweet Hosta
Hosta x 'So Sweet'Item #40364 USDA Hardiness Zone: 3 - 8
Wonderfully fragrant white flowers make a nice display in late summer. Glossy dark green leaves are edged in creamy white with chartreuse streaks. Grows quickly, about twice as wide as tall, making it an excellent border edging or mass planting. 1996 Hosta of the Year. An herbaceous perennial.
- OverviewLight Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.Average Landscape Size:Moderate growing; reaches 12 in. tall, 22 in. wide.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:HOSS-tuhPlant type:PerennialDeciduous/evergreen:HerbaceousGrowth rate:ModerateAverage landscape size:Moderate growing; reaches 12 in. tall, 22 in. wide.Foliage color:VariegatedBlooms:SummerFlower color:WhiteCompanion PlantsCoral Bells (Heuchera); Astilbe (Astilbe); Ligularia (Ligularia); Bleeding Heart (Dicentra); Mukdenia (Mukdenia); Lungwort (Pulmonaria)
- CareCare InformationProvide slightly acidic, evenly moist, well-drained, humusy soil. Avoid harsh sun exposures. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency once established. Remove old, faded foliage before new leaves emerge in early spring. Divide every 2 to 3 years in early spring.Light Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.